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Wicklow People (Arklow) - - NEWS -

SHEEP SALES RE­PORT– TUES­DAY SEPTEM­BER 4: A to­tal of 2,947 sheep on of­fer. Trade sim­i­lar to last week for all classes. Very good trade for fat ewes. Steady trade for breed­ing hoggets and ewe lambs.

Butcher Lambs - €100 to €104 or €52 to €56 over €/kg; Fac­tory Lambs - €90 to €100 or €47 to €55 over €/kg; Store Lambs - €66 to €88 or €36 to €46 over €/kg; Fat Ewes - €100 to €128 per head; Feed­ing Ewes - €67 to €98 per head; Suf­folk x Breed­ing Hoggets - €120 to €180 per head; Suf­folk x Ewe Lambs - €90 to €137 or €56 to €96 over €/kg.

CAT­TLE SALES RE­PORT - THURS­DAY SEPTEM­BER 6: A to­tal of 267 cat­tle and 26 calves on of­fer. Good trade for the stronger cat­tle. Lighter, plainer cat­tle re­main a very dif­fi­cult trade.

Beef and For­ward Store Bul­locks €530 to €860 over €/kg; Store Bul­locks over 500kg €500 to €760 over €/kg; Store Bul­locks over 400kg €420 to €635 over €/kg; Store Bul­locks over 300kg €300 to €470 over €/kg; Beef and Butcher Heifers €480 to €790 over €/kg; Store Heifers over 400kg €420 to €645 over €/kg; Store Heifers over 300Kg €300 to €480 over €/ kg; Beef Cows €260 to €460 over €/kg; Feed­ing Cows €/kg to €200 over €/kg.

Calves: Fr Bulls €40 to €80 per head; HE/AA Bulls €160 to €250 per head; HE/AA Heifers €135 to €180 per head; Con­ti­nen­tal Bulls €200 to €330 per head; Con­ti­nen­tal Heifers €160 to €260 per head.

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